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Dykema’s Milwaukee Office Adds Experienced Business Litigator Amy L. Vandamme

By Harrison Barnes, Managing Director

03/17/2022

Dykema’s Milwaukee Office Adds Experienced Business Litigator Amy L. Vandamme

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Amy L. Vandamme to its Business Litigation Practice Group as Senior Counsel in the firm’s recently opened Milwaukee office. Vandamme joins Dykema with more than two decades of experience and after most recently serving as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Fiserv, Inc., a Fortune 300 financial services technology company.

In her practice, Vandamme counsels clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, fintech, consumer products and manufacturing. She advises businesses on risk identification and mitigation, dispute resolution, litigation strategy, and complex incident response and investigation.

In her role as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Fiserv, Vandamme led a 20-member team and oversaw several disciplines, including global litigation, intellectual property, incident response and investigation, technology, risk, and claims. She counseled C-Suite executives and business leaders on risk avoidance, disputes, litigation, and federal and state regulatory inquiries on legal issues ranging from breach of contract, privacy, cybersecurity, employment, real estate, antitrust, TCPA, EFTA, FCRA and shareholder rights.

“Amy’s reputation in the Milwaukee legal community is well-known and respected,” said Kate Bechen, Managing Member of Dykema’s Milwaukee office. “We are excited and fortunate to add a business advisor and litigator with her depth of experience. Amy’s background in financial services, technology and privacy will be an asset to the firm and its clients.”

Vandamme earned a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and a B.A. in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

In addition to Vandamme, Paralegal Jill Knutson also joined the firm’s Milwaukee office. Knutson’s areas of focus include Corporate and Finance. She joins Dykema from Husch Blackwell, where she led the management of complex mergers, acquisitions and corporate transactions.

Knutson earned a Paralegal Certificate from the Denver Paralegal Institute and a B.A. in German with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

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